Unusual holidays around the world
In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head…

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  Bright the holiday season comes to an end. It is time for our Kids to prepare for a serious and important work! The fall season "Star Kids" is looking…

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Religious festivals and ceremonies of the peoples of the world

 

 

An ancient legend says: “the events of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary occurred in the small town of Nazareth, where Her elderly parents. Joachim and Anna were very kind, modest, elderly people that could be held in high esteem in people, if they had children. The absence of children was considered in Israel great misfortune.

Old people used to ridicule and found comfort in the Church. But one day on the feast of Joachim was not allowed to go to the altar. Grief, shame, resentment, he went into a desert place. Poor Anna all blamed herself. Cried, prayed and promised that if the miracle happens, she would dedicate the child to God.

According to ancient legend, Joachim in the desert, and Anna in the upper room, received from an angel the glad tidings that Continue reading

Fashion festival – autumn Finland

 

Every year in the fall of the year in most of the cities of Finland organised by local authorities thematic events that are associated with the fashion industry. At such events, you see the following:

– fashion brands provide an opportunity for ordinary people to see their new collections;

– model Agency engaged in organizing demonstrations product leading brands;

stylists, makeup artists and hair stylists ready to show everyone their skills;

– in stores and shopping centers pass sales last year things are exhibited in the halls of the fashion trends of the season.

20 September – festival “Night of fashion”

This event is held twice a year in the town of Kouvola in the autumn and spring periods. In 2013 this event was the 10-th under the account. During this period of time “Night of fashion” is one of the most revered festivals of the city, for locals and visiting tourists. Most often visited by the tourists from the Russian Federation.

The name of the holiday (“Night of fashion”) is due to the fact that the peak of the event comes late in the evening. In honor of this event boutiques, clothing stores and footwear Continue reading

Unusual holidays around the world

In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, after which the participants begin his persecution. The winner is the first to catch up and grab “runaway” cheese. Wounds and injuries, sometimes very serious, in cheese the run are common, so at the foot of the hill definitely on duty doctors.

4. Summer solstice (Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK)

The solstice is not rare and is celebrated in the cultures of many peoples of the world, but in the UK it was special since 2000, when the authorities allowed everyone to spend the night on 21 June among a huge mythical relic of the stones and even touch them (in the rest of the year it is forbidden). The action is complemented by a rumble of drums that fades with the coming of dawn.

5. A celebration of people-birds (the city of Bognor, UK)

An unusual event takes place in July, is celebrated for a long time and is the ancestor of many similar competitions around the world. Contestants run on a wide platform built above the sea surface, and jump. Task “of a bird-man” is to fly as far as possible, using self-made wings.

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